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Lemon cream cheese bars recipe

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Servings 16 bars
Calories 323 kcal

what you'll need
  

  • 2 tubes crescent rolls
  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese room temperature
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest finely grated
  • 2 Tbsp powdered sugar

let's do it
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with non-stick spray. Unroll one package of crescent rolls and line the bottom of the dish. Press the seams together and bake 15 minutes until lightly golden brown.
  • Place the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl or the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat until no lumps remain, scraping down the sides of the bowl as often as necessary. Add eggs, vanilla, salt and lemon zest and mix until just combined.
  • Remove bottom crust from oven and spread filling over in an even layer. Unroll the remaining crescent roll dough and lay it gently over the filling and press seams together.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until evenly golden brown on top and filling is set. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Sprinkle top with powdered sugar, cut and serve.

One Last Thing

Store-bought crescent rolls make this recipe a breeze!

Nutrition

Calories: 323kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 8gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 328mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11g
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